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[Parvovirus B19 infection--a meningococcus-like sepsis].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ugeskrift for laeger
Publication Date
Volume
160
Issue
29
Pages
4325–4326
Identifiers
PMID: 9679439
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Two otherwise healthy adults with fever and haemorrhagic exanthema are described. In both, primary human parvovirus infection was diagnosed. The clinical picture of fever and haemorrhagic exanthema should always arouse suspicion of serious disease such as meningococcal infection. If the patient is unaffected, however, primary human parvovirus infection should be borne in mind.

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